Dr. Dorwart was born in San Jose, CA, but grew up in Plymouth, MN. He graduated from Wayzata High School and then went on to graduate from the University of St. Thomas. After receiving his degree in biology, he went on to receive his MD degree from the University of Minnesota. He completed his internal medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. Upon completion of his residency, he started practice at Stillwater Medical Group and has practiced there for over 25 years. He has held many leadership positions at Stillwater Medical Group and Lakeview Hospital. Currently he is Senior Medical Director for the HealthPartners St. Croix Valley, President of Stillwater Medical Group, and serves on the Westfields Hospital Board of Directors.